Andritz AG

EANS-General Meeting: Andritz AG
Invitation to the General Meeting

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We herewith invite our shareholders to the

107th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Steiermarksaal at Grazer Congress,
Schmiedgasse 2, 8010 Graz, Austria.


Agenda

1. Presentation of the audited Financial Statements including Management
   Report and Corporate Governance Report as of December 31, 2013, as well 
   as the Consolidated Financial Statements including Consolidated Management
   Report as of December 31, 2013, and the Supervisory Board's Report for the
   2013 business year.

2. Resolution on the use of the Net Earnings shown in the Financial 
   Statements as of December 31, 2013.

3. Resolution on discharge of the Executive Board Members for the 2013 
   business year.

4. Resolution on discharge of the Supervisory Board Members for the 2013
   business year.

5. Resolution on the remuneration for the Supervisory Board Members for 
   the 2013 business year.

6. Appointment of the auditor for the Financial Statements and Consolidated 
   Financial Statements for the 2014 business year.

7. Appointment of two persons to the Supervisory Board.

8. Resolution on a stock option program.

9. Resolution on the amendment to the Articles of Association in 
   Article 18 para. 2 and 3.
 
DOCUMENTS FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
As of February 28, 2014, the following documents will be available for
inspection by the shareholders at the Company's headquarters at 8045 Graz,
Stattegger Strasse 18, Investor Relations Department, Dr. Michael Buchbauer:
- Financial Statements including Management Report,
- Corporate Governance Report,
- Consolidated Financial Statements including Consolidated Management Report,
- Proposal on the use of Net Earnings,
- Report by the Supervisory Board,
  each relating to the 2013 business year,
- Draft resolutions,
- Curricula vitae of the candidates to be appointed to the Supervisory Board
  under item 7 on the agenda and statement in compliance with sec. 87 para. 2
  AktG,
- Draft for stock option program 2014,
- Comparison of the previous and new versions of the Articles of Association.

Each shareholder will be sent a copy of the aforementioned documents upon
request immediately and free of charge.

These documents, as well as the complete text of this convocation and the forms
for appointing and revoking appointment of a proxy, will also be available on
the Company's Internet site at www.andritz.com as from February 28, 2014, and at
the General Meeting. 

INFORMATION ON SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS UNDER SECTIONS 109, 110, AND 118 AKTG
Shareholders whose aggregate shareholding equals 5% or more of the Company's
share capital may request in writing that additional items be put on the agenda
for this Annual General Meeting and be made public provided they have held this
stake for a minimum of three months before the request is made. A written
request in this regard must be sent to ANDRITZ AG, 8045 Graz, Stattegger Strasse
18, Investor Relations Department, Dr. Michael Buchbauer, or by fax (+43 316
6902 425) by February 28, 2014, at the latest. Confirmation of holdings in
accordance with sec. 10a AktG shall suffice as proof of shareholder status. The
confirmation of holdings, which must not be more than seven days old on the date
of submission to the Company, shall confirm that the shareholder has held the
shares for a minimum of three months on the date of making the request. For all
other requirements concerning the confirmation of holdings, please refer to the
information on the right to participate.

Shareholders whose aggregate shareholding equals 1% or more of the Company's
share capital may submit draft resolutions, accompanied by a statement of the
respective reasons, in text form for each item on the agenda and request
publication of the draft resolution and statement of the reasons therefore on
the Company's Internet site. A request in text form in this regard must be sent
to the Company not later than March 12, 2014, either by fax (+43 316 6902 425),
by mail to ANDRITZ AG, 8045 Graz, Stattegger Strasse 18, Investor Relations
Department, Dr. Michael Buchbauer, or by e-mail to michael.buchbauer@andritz.com
(a request in text form, e.g. as a PDF file, must be attached to the e-mail).
Confirmation of holdings in accordance with sec. 10a AktG, which must not be
more than seven days old on the date of submission to the Company, shall suffice
as proof of the shareholder status for exercise of this shareholder right. For
all other requirements concerning the confirmation of holdings, please refer to
the information on the right to participate.

Each shareholder shall have the right to ask questions on Company matters and
have these questions answered in the Annual General Meeting to the extent that
the information requested is necessary for proper evaluation of one of the items
on the agenda.

Further information on shareholder rights under sections 109, 110, and 118 AktG
is available on the Company's Internet site at www.andritz.com.

RECORD DATE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The right to participate in the Annual General Meeting, the right to vote, and
to exercise all other shareholder rights during the Annual General Meeting
depend on the shares held at the end of March 11, 2014 (record date).

Participation is limited to persons who are in possession of shares on the
record date and supply proof thereof to the company.

Confirmation of holdings on the record date pursuant to sec. 10a AktG shall
suffice as proof of shareholding. This confirmation of holdings must be
delivered to the Company not later than March 18, 2014 at one of the following
addresses:


By mail:     ANDRITZ AG
             c/o HV-Veranstaltungsservice GmbH
             Köppel 60
             8242 St. Lorenzen am Wechsel
             Austria

By fax:      +43 (1) 8900 500 ext. 94 

By e-mail:anmeldung.andritz@hauptversammlung.at

or

by SWIFT:    GIBAATWGGMS 


CONFIRMATION OF HOLDINGS IN COMPLIANCE WITH SEC. 10A AKTG
Confirmation of holdings shall be issued by the depositary bank based in a
member state of the European Economic Area or in a full member state of the OECD
and shall contain the following information:
- Information on the issuer: name/company and address or code commonly 
  used in business between banks (SWIFT Code),
- Information on the shareholder: name/company, address, date of birth 
  for natural persons, register and register number for legal persons,
- Information on the shares: number of shares held by the shareholder, 
  ISIN AT0000730007,
- Number or other identification of the securities deposit account,
- Date to which the confirmation of holdings refers.

The confirmation of holdings as proof of the shareholding shall refer to the
record date stated above, i.e. March 11, 2014.

Confirmation of holdings shall be accepted in German and English.

Registration for the Annual General Meeting and submission of confirmation of
holdings do not block shareholders' actions. Shareholders will still be free to
trade their shares at their own discretion.

PARTICIPATION BY PROXY
Each shareholder entitled to attend the Annual General Meeting has the right to
appoint a proxy holder who may attend the Meeting on his/her behalf, vested with
the same rights as the shareholder.

Proxy must be conferred on a specific person (natural or legal) in text form. It
is possible to appoint several proxy holders.

The document of appointment of a proxy holder shall be delivered to the Company
not later than Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4.00 p.m. at one of the following
addresses:


By mail:      ANDRITZ AG
              c/o HV-Veranstaltungsservice GmbH
              Köppel 60
              8242 St. Lorenzen am Wechsel
              Austria

By fax:       +43 (1) 8900 500 ext. 94

By e-mail: anmeldung.andritz@hauptversammlung.at
             (the proxy must be attached to the e-mail in text form, 
              e.g. as a PDF file)

By SWIFT:     GIBAATWGGMS       

On the day of the Annual General Meeting only:
Personally:   at the meeting venue when registering 
              for the Annual General Meeting


A form for appointment of a proxy holder and a form for revocation of proxy will
be sent to shareholders upon request or can be downloaded from the Company's
Internet site at www.andritz.com.

The above-stated requirements for appointment of a proxy holder shall apply
mutatis mutandis for revocation of proxy.

A special service has been set up for shareholders who are prevented from taking
part in the Annual General Meeting in person. These shareholders can have their
voting rights in the Annual General Meeting exercised by an independent proxy
exercising the voting rights entirely according to and bound by the instructions
of the shareholder in question. All shareholders wishing to avail themselves of
this service, which is provided free of charge, are requested to contact Dr.
Michael Buchbauer, ANDRITZ AG: phone: +43 (316) 6902 2979, fax +43 (316) 6902
425, or e-mail: michael.buchbauer@andritz.com. 

If a shareholder has appointed his/her depositary bank as proxy holder, the bank
need only submit notification of its appointment as a proxy holder in addition
to the confirmation of holdings. 

TOTAL NUMBER OF SHARES AND VOTING RIGHTS
At the date of convocation of the Annual General Meeting, the Company's share
capital amounts to 
EUR 104,000,000.- and is divided into 104,000,000 no-par value shares. Each
share represents one vote. The Company holds 216,993 own shares at the date of
convocation of the General Meeting. No rights accrue to the Company from these
shares. Thus, the total number of shares entitled to participate and vote
amounts to 103,783,007 at the date of convocation of the General Meeting.

To allow for a smooth admission procedure, shareholders are requested to arrive
in good time before the General Meeting starts and identify themselves at the
registration counter presenting confirmation of holdings or valid photo-bearing
identification (driver's license, passport, ID card). Admission to collect
voting cards will begin at 10.00 a.m.


Graz, February 2014
The Executive Board


Further inquiry note:
Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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issuer:      Andritz AG
             Stattegger Straße 18
             A-8045 Graz
phone:       +43 (0)316 6902-0
FAX:         +43 (0)316 6902-415
mail:     welcome@andritz.com
WWW:      www.andritz.com
sector:      Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:        AT0000730007
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX, ATX five
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English
 

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